Transportation

Transportation

by Neil Morris
     
 

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Why was the Sinclair C5 faster than a nuclear-powered car?

What was "Concordski"?

Did we learn anything from the Titanic?

Have you ever wondered what went wrong when inventions and discoveries failed spectacularly? What have we learned from these experiences? This book counts down some projects where inventors have shown courage and enterprise to make travel

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Overview

Why was the Sinclair C5 faster than a nuclear-powered car?

What was "Concordski"?

Did we learn anything from the Titanic?

Have you ever wondered what went wrong when inventions and discoveries failed spectacularly? What have we learned from these experiences? This book counts down some projects where inventors have shown courage and enterprise to make travel faster and more convenient, and to go where no one had gone before. Find out about the disappointments of jet packs, the plans for a nuclear-powered car, supersonic transportation, and about many more successes and failures.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781410939111
Publisher:
Heinemann-Raintree
Publication date:
09/01/2010
Series:
From Fail to Win! Learning from Bad Ideas Series
Pages:
56
Product dimensions:
6.60(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.40(d)
Lexile:
1040L (what's this?)
Age Range:
11 - 15 Years

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